Cambridge City Manager Louis A. DePasquale launched a task force composed of Cambridge officials and residents earlier this month to examine the future of public safety in Cambridge following a national reckoning in policing.
The Harvard Cooperative Society announced in late December that its flagship Harvard Square store, located at 1400 Massachusetts Ave., will temporarily close for renovations, with plans to reopen in April.
The City of Cambridge and local shelters have tailored their services to try to support the City’s homeless population during the global health crisis, which is extending into the frosty months of winter.
The Cambridge Police Department and the FBI are investigating four bank robberies that struck the City of Cambridge within the past three weeks — two of which occurred in Harvard Square.
Cambridge Mayor Sumbul Siddiqui said the city is in the process of determining the most efficient strategies to disseminate coronavirus vaccines, as the country prepares to embark on a mass vaccination campaign unseen in decades.
With businesses across the country suffering during the pandemic, those in Cambridge are especially struggling with the loss of their typical student customer base and uncertainty about when they will ever return in full force.
Cambridge Should Encourage Women and Minority-Led Bids for Government Contracts, City Committee Says
Cambridge’s Economic Development and University Relationship Committee passed a motion calling on the city to explore a "sheltered market" program.
Last Friday, Cambridge earned a unique accolade: it became the first small city in the United States to boast its own edition of the Monopoly board game.
Post-Election Audit Finds No Discrepancies Between Election Night Tallies and Recount in Cambridge Precinct
A post-election check conducted by the Cambridge Election Commission on Nov. 9 found no discrepancies between the audit and the election night tallies in one precinct in Cambridge, according to the commission’s report.
As COVID-19 cases increase across the state, the Cambridge Public Health Department announced a partnership with Biobot Analytics, Inc. Thursday to test local wastewater for viral RNA particles.
Domestic assault prevention activists and Cambridge officials proposed ways law enforcement and other service providers can support vulnerable people who experience domestic violence in a webinar hosted by the City of Cambridge Monday.
The Cambridge City Council unanimously passed a resolution in its meeting Monday supporting Harvard janitors and custodians currently seeking a contract extension.
The City of Cambridge installed a student-designed augmented reality exhibit exploring systemic racism in front of the Cambridge Public Library at Joan Lorentz Park earlier this month.
The Cambridge Police Department has recorded a 4% increase in crimes from last year with a total of 2,035 serious crimes this year, though the total remains slightly below the city’s five-year average, according to CPD’s monthly crime report.
The city of Cambridge began offering free, daily COVID-19 testing with expanded locations at the beginning of this month, as part of its Cambridge Pandemic Collaborative initiative to coordinate COVID-19 testing and vaccine distribution.
Cookies, a cannabis store, was given the green light to come to Cambridge in September, but some residents are unhappy about the visibility of the real estate the dispensary will occupy in Harvard Square.
The City of Cambridge has installed nine public showers in a Harvard Square parking lot in association with First Church Shelter.
U.S. Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) coasted past Republican challenger Kevin O'Connor with ease, winning his ticket back to the Senate.
Few things at Harvard have felt more salient than the 2020 election. With countless John F. Kennedy Jr. Forums, dining hall debates, and organizing pushes, it’s dominated discussions on campus — and Zoom — for over a year.
Gov. Baker Announces Stay-At-Home Advisory, Mask Mandate, and Restaurant Curfew as COVID Cases Mount
Governor Charlie D. Baker ‘79 announced a number of initiatives to respond to rising coronavirus cases in Massachusetts, including a stay-at-home advisory, a mandate on mask-wearing in public spaces, and a curfew on restaurant service.
During a meeting on Monday night, the City Council discussed motions to reduce or limit campaign donations from donors seeking money from the city and to ban the use of tear gas in Cambridge.
As Unemployment Rises, Cambridge Sees More Residents Compromised in National Unemployment Fraud Scheme
Since the start of the coronavirus crisis, hundreds of Cambridge residents have had their personally identifiable information used to fraudulently claim unemployment benefits as part of a broader national scheme.